Opportunities

General Info

Council: Leek Town Council

County: Staffordshire

Salary: SCP 18 to 23 (£24,982 to £27,741 per annum), depending on qualifications and experience, with the opportunity to join a Pension Scheme

Closing date: 02/02/2022

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 02/02/2022

Leek Town Council is looking to appoint a self-motivated and well-organised individual for the position of Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. The Town Council serves a vibrant, attractive market town with a population of around 20,000.

This is a full-time post of 37 hours per week, working mainly from our office at 15 Stockwell Street, with some regular evening meetings and occasional weekend working.

The main duties of the post require attendance at all meetings of the Council, preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with all correspondence, actioning the council’s decisions and acting as the Council’s responsible financial officer maintaining all financial records. The role will also involve supervising the work of the Administrative Assistant.

The Town Clerk will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular, to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority’s Proper Officer. The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required. The Clerk will be the Responsible Financial Officer and responsible for all financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.

For more information contact Julie Taylor (Town Clerk) by email: office@leektowncouncil.co.uk or by calling 01538 381271.

Click here to download an Application Form

Click here to download a Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date: Wednesday 2 February 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 7 February 2022